MISSOURI — Governor Mike Parson has signed a proclamation for declare May 5-11 at Public Service Recognition Week.

Gov. Mike Parson (AP)

According to a press release, the proclamation honors Missouri’s public servants who work at the national, state and local government levels. This comes after President Trump declared Public Service Recognition Week nationally.

“Public servants are driven by an inner desire to give back to others and offer a helping hand to anyone in need,” said Office of Administration Commissioner Sarah Steelman.

“I see that every day working side-by-side with State of Missouri employees. Across our state, these public servants come to work ready, willing, and committed to serving their fellow Missourians. I’m happy to see the Governor honor their dedication with this proclamation,” said Steelman.

Governor Parson will continue to honor and recognize the committed public service of State of Missouri employees. He will join members of his Cabinet in celebrating the accomplishments of outstanding state employees at two upcoming ceremonies.

Governor Parson will hand out the Governor’s Award for Quality and Productivity during a special ceremony at 2 p.m., May 7, in the first floor rotunda of the Capitol. The Governor’s Award for Quality and Productivity is a team award recognizing service excellence, efficiency, innovation, process improvement, and employee ingenuity within Missouri state government.

To review the proclamation, click here.